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Apple Music Lossless Dolby Atmos Spatial Immersive

Apple Music Updates with Lossless, High-Res, Dolby Atmos Support

At no extra cost to subscriber plans, Apple announced additions of Spatial Audio including Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio with ALAC 16-bit/44kHz up to 24/192.

Arlen Schweiger · May 17, 2021

High End Munich 2022 audiophile

High End Munich 2021 Moved to Spring 2022

Originally rescheduled for September 2021, the High End Munich audiophile show will be May 19-22, 2022 in Germany.

Arlen Schweiger · April 27, 2021

Polk Audio Reserve Series

Polk Audio Rolls Out Reserve Series Loudspeaker Lineup

Featuring bookshelf, tower, center and height module speakers, Polk Audio Reserve Series is IMAX Enhanced and leverages Legend Series lineage.

Arlen Schweiger · March 26, 2021

McIntosh C53 Preamplifier Incorporates Company’s DA2 Digital Audio Module

The newly announced C53 preamplifier is the first McIntosh product to employ the company’s DA2 digital audio module and is TV-friendly thanks to its HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) connection.

Robert Archer · July 30, 2019

$299 AudioQuest Dragonfly Cobalt Enhances the Sound of Smart Devices and Other Gear

The reasonably priced AudioQuest Dragonfly Cobalt can be used with Apple and Android devices, as well as computers to improve the quality of digital audio through its MQA compatibility.

Robert Archer · July 16, 2019

SIMAUDIO Launches New Integrated Amp and Streaming DAC

The new SIMAUDIO 700i v2 integrated amp produces 175 watts per channel into 8 ohms, and the 780D v2 streaming DAC is compatible with MQA and DSD files.

Robert Archer · July 03, 2019

How ‘Digital Media Expert’ Shelly Palmer Gets it Wrong on High-Res Audio

2016 CEDIA Expo keynote speaker and ‘King of the CES Tour Guides’ Shelly Palmer says we don’t need high-resolution audio because most people listen to music on earbuds anyway.

Julie Jacobson · June 30, 2019

McIntosh Unveils $5,000 Digital-Ready, Future-Proof Preamplifier

Swappable module enables the McIntosh C49 preamplifier to handle today’s and tomorrow’s digital technologies.

Lisa Montgomery · May 21, 2019

RIAA Reports Increased Availability of Hi-Res Streaming Artists and Albums

The Recording Industry Association of America recently issued its first-ever tally of high-resolution music titles, and it’s impressive.

Lisa Montgomery · May 13, 2019

Sonos and the Home Gym: Untapped Potential?

Streaming music is a home gym’s best high-tech addition, based on a report from Sonos.

Lisa Montgomery · May 10, 2019